• Inverse movement of a part stablished in exploded view, in motion study

    In an assembly, with many other assembly parts in it, I made an exploded view of a particular assembly and a part that is exploded vertically, when displayed in the motion study, moves horizontally, the movement is in...
    Alondra Rios
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  • Stroke Length of spring/damper in motion analysis

    how to set the stroke length of spring/damper in motion analysis? Thanks 
    Saisha Kashyap
    last modified by Saisha Kashyap
  • Number of Elements Problem Motion Analysis

    Hi everybody,  i am working with motion  and try to get our model into a motion analysis.   I do get the following message quite a lot:   " Number of new element states 2 doesn't match nu...
    Andreas Hermann
    created by Andreas Hermann
  • Can you program a Universal Robot with SolidWorks Motion?

    We have a new Universal Robot system and will be introducing more into our assembly environment.   Can I do motion studies in SolidWorks and save out the robot path info in a format that can be imported into the...
    Anna Wood
    last modified by Anna Wood
  • How can I get the Edrawing to follow the interpolation I set for animation

    I am exporting an animation to edrawing in Solidworks and we want the views to snap.  I used the interpolation mode and it works in the solidworks program but still pans between views in when viewed in the edrawi...
    Parker Hatfield
    last modified by Parker Hatfield
  • How to hide and show parts during animation

    Please advise how I can hide one part and show another part during animation. The best  I could do for now was to make the parts transparent. I would like part Billet2(2) to be hidden at the start of the animati...
    Feroz Mahomed
    last modified by Feroz Mahomed
  • How to use physical dynamics with Limit Angle mates?

    Hello, im trying to animate the motion of a seeder. It consists of the main cylindtical body which spins clockwise while the white roller assembly stays fixed. The L-bars need to collide against the white roller and b...
    Mohammed Firozhusein
    last modified by Mohammed Firozhusein
  • Help for animation

    Hi everybody! I need your help because I'm trying to do an animation but, cause the large assembly (see spec attached), is it all very slow! Change mates, change viewpoint is always a very long operation! I need to do...
  • motion driven by angle mate

    I cannot obtain a correct behaviour of any moving angle mate. At each frame the current angle value jumps on one side and on the other side of the zero degrees axis. Please try yourselves with the annexed sample. Can...
  • Smooth Paper folding effect with Motion study

    Hi! ( Noobie here) I would like to animate (Motion Study) a paper ( or sheet metal) to do a letter fold (1/3 ration) like in the attached GIF. Can someone please guide me with a video tutorial or step by step procedur...
    Manoj Manickam
    last modified by Manoj Manickam
  • Sheet metal rolling on a core cylinder

    Hi! ( Noobie here) I would like to Basic Motion (Motion Study) a flat metal sheet to roll around a cylinder which is fixed on a stand (Eg. GIF attached). Can someone please guide me with a video tutoria...
    Manoj Manickam
    last modified by Manoj Manickam
  • The great animation thread.

    hello all animation guru's.   I was wondering if users of Solidworks would be willing to post simple animation movies here of work they have done? Just for general interest.
    Greg Hynd
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  • How to zoom in during motion study?

    I created a motion study and I found that the zoom level cannot be control, so I used external program to zoom in. It made the video quality bad. Any advice? The following is my video     EDITED BY MODERATO...
    Jason Apple
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  • Motion analysis - how to define compression/extension spring?

    Hi,   Is there any way of distinguishing between compression or extension spring in Spring option in Motion Analysis?   Cheers, Mike
    Michal Uhman
    last modified by Michal Uhman
  • 0.1mm press fit falls together under gravity

    I've got some plastic parts that require approx 50lbs to press into one another. These take about 1 second to more than fully engage with one another.  Gravity is acting on the upper part, which weighs less than...
    Stephen Carson
    created by Stephen Carson
  • weird motion study?

    I created this assembly and when move it in the 3D modeling it looks fine. Once I add a motor to it in the motion analysis, the bars seem to move in a weird way. Any reason why? I attached the zip file, any help would...
    Paris Brown
    last modified by Paris Brown
  • Can not calculate force on pin using rope on pull down machine

    EDITED BY MODERATOR: Changed subject and moved to Motion Studies space. Please use short subject titles to describe the issue and put the details in the body of the post. Also, please post in the appropriate space if ...
    Goncalo Martins
    last modified by Goncalo Martins
  • The Future of Motion

    I just wanted to make sure I'm spending time with a product for which SolidWorks has a vision.  With Motion, it is difficult to get help and if you look at the forum entries many of them go un-answered.  It ...
    Alan Thomason
    last modified by Alan Thomason
  • Motor Torque for Linear Motion Analysis

    Hi all,   First post so bare with me!   Part of my university course requires me to conduct a multi body analysis on a component i'm designing to fully fulfil my grade.   To do this, I'm trying to ve...
    Connor Benson
    last modified by Connor Benson
  • unexpected barrel cam motion(animation)

    I make path mate at barrel cam. and then add rotary motor in animation topped for a moment.   Is my way of working wrong?       EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to Motion Studies space.
    DongJun Kim
    last modified by DongJun Kim